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        Voyage a la Nouvelle Galles du sud, a Botany Bay, au Port Jackson, en 1787, 1788, 1789. par John White chirurgien en chef de l'etablissement des anglais dans cette partie du globe; Ouvrage ou l'on trouve de nouveaux details sur le caractere et les usages des habitans du Cap de Bonne Esperance, de l'Ile Teneriffe, de Rio de Janeiro et de la Nouvelle Hollande, ainsi qu'une description exacte de plusieurs animaux inconnus jusqu'a present, traduit de l'anglais avec des notes critiques et philosophiques sur l'histoire naturelle et les moeurs; par Charles Pougens

      Chez Pougin . First french edition of this book published in 1790 in English. The second part which occupies 256P. is a series of translator's notes, particularly rich information on plants, animals and description physique.Pleiin Calf marine restoration. Spine ribbed croisillonné cold; wheels on the nerves. Croisillonnés cold boards, frieze gilt frame. Gilt edges. Head cover torn off. Various frictions. Corners bumped. Hardcover, now in fair condition and good condition intérieur.Les travel glad the first installation of settlers in Australia. When the British Empire lost its American colonies, we chose to set the prisoners in New South Wales (east coast Australia). A fleet of 11 vessels, including six used for the transportation of criminals, was placed under the command of Captain Arthur Phillip, governor of the new facility. The fleet sailed from England in March 1787, reached Botany Bay in January 1788, and the colony settled at Port Jackson. The story, in addition to an exciting title, chief surgeon of the expedition, narrates in detail the trip and the installation of officers and deported to the new colony, as well as encounters with the natives. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information! Chez Pouginà Paris 1795 (an III) in-8 (13,5x22cm) XII, 206pp. ; (2) 256pp. (8) relié

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        Graf Benjowsky oder die Verschwörung auf Kamtschatka. Ein Schauspiel in fünf Aufzügen. [Count Benyowsky:The Conspiracy of Kamchatka, a tragi-comedy in five acts].

      Leipzig: Kummer, 1795. Octavo, engraved vignette on title, various annotated stage directions in red pencil; a good copy in contemporary half calf, paper label on spine. Rare play based on the exploits of Hungarian adventurer Count Benyowsky in the Pacific Ocean,Benyowsky was a Hungarian noble who was captured and imprisoned by the Russians for his support of the Polish nationalists. In 1770 Benyowsky was exiled in Kamchatka in eastern Siberia, at a time when there had been few European incursions in the region beyond the visits of Russian fur-traders. With the help of some fellow prisoners he managed to escape and commandeer a Russian battleship for a voyage to California via the northern Pacific. He navigated through the Aleutian Islands, but had to change course to Japan, Formosa, and Macao, where he arrived in 1771. On his arrival in France the following year, he was empowered by King Louis XV to establish trading posts on Madagascar. As self-proclaimed Emperor of Madagascar, he was to become a rich source of inspiration for writers, poets, composers, and painters.This play loosely based on Benyowsky's life is by German playwright August von Kotzebue, father of the famous navigator Otto von Kotzebue. In part because of Benyowsky's pro-independence beliefs, when the play premiered in American it was part of a bill which included the first ever public performance of the Star Spangled Banner, in Baltimore on 19 October 1814. Short tear to title, some wear to head of spine.

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         Sethos histoire ou vie tirée des monuments de l'ancienne Egypte traduite d'un manuscrit grec.

      P., Bastien, an III, (1795), 2 vol. in 8°, de XVI-455pp. & 2ff.472pp. ill. de 2 cartes se dépl., pl. veau raciné époque, dos lisse orné, dentelle dorée sur les plats, tr. marbrées, bel exemplaire. Ouvrage recherché, qui eut une influence considérable sur l'histoire de la maçonnerie. Mozart s'est inspiré de Sethos pour son livret de la Flûte Enchantée, et aussi dit-on Flaubert pour Salammbô. Selon Dujols "tous les écrivains du Bâtiment le recommandent comme indispensable pour l'étude ésotérique des initiations égyptiennes et des mystères d'Isis...". Et selon Wirth le rituel français des 3 premiers grades fut progressivement transformé pour ressembler aux initiations décrites par l'abbé Terrasson. ¶ Hartig & Soboul p. 45 - Fesch 1358 - Caillet n°10579 - Dorbon n°4812.

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        Gesammelte Werke (in vier Bänden).

      jeder Band mit Bildnis Merimées, 8. 20,3 x 12,9 cm. 538/406/369/357 Seiten, Herausgegeben von Arthur Schurig, übersetzt von Arthur Schurig aus dem Französischen, Vorwort von Arthur Schurig, In gutem Zustand. die Bände minimal fleckig, Band 2 am Rücken leicht gebräunt, die Vorsätze leicht braunfleckig, die Buchblöcke sauber und frisch, leicht gelbliches, lesefreundliches Papier, als Beilage ein Prospehkt der ursprünglich auf 5 Bände geplanten Ausgabe, der 5. Band mit Essays, Dokumenten und Dramen ist nicht erschienen. "Prosper Merimée, Gesammelte Werke Band.., gedruckt in der Bessemer Antiqua vom Jahre 1795 bei Jakob Hegner in Hellerau. Die Einbände nach Angaben Erich Etzolds von Hübel und Denck in Leipzig. Zweihundert Exemplare auf Deutsch-Japanpapier, Davon hat dieses die Nummer 34", Inhalt: Bd.1: Der Novellen 1. Teil, Bd.2: Der Novellen 2. Teil, Bd.3: Die Romane (Diana von Turgis / Lug und Trug), Bd. 4: Ausgewählte Briefe aus "Lettres a une Inconnue".

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        Theory of the earth, with proofs and illustrations.

      Edinburgh, Cadell et al, 1795, [vol III:] London, Geological Society, 1899 - 3 vols, 8vo (216 x 130 mm), I: pp viii 620, with four folding engraved plates; II: viii 567 [1], with two folding engraved plates; III: xvi 278, XIII [-XIV], with illustrations in text; some marginal spotting to plates, a very good copy, the first two vols in contemporary calf, gilt fillets on sides, rebacked, the third volume uncut in original wrappers, with the ex-libris of Kenneth E Hill (bought from Jeremy Norman) in all vols.First edition of Hutton's classic treatise on geology, the foundation work of modern geology; with the rare third volume. 'Hutton counters the Catastrophe Theory that the earth's form derived largely from major catastrophic events with the Uniformitarian principle that the geological forces slowly changing the earth's crust are operating in the present in the same manner that they operated in the past. Based on this principle and extensive observations of the Scottish countryside, including the many angular unconformities where one series of strata rests on the upturned edges of another, he concludes that the widespread layered strata were deposited as sediments of an earlier sea but then were raised above the level of the sea and distorted from their relatively horizontal layerings into their present configurations by major convulsions of the earth's crust due largely to the internal heat of the earth. Unstratified rocks, including mineral veins, whinstone in dykes, porphyry, and granite, are seen as having been injected into the crust from below while in a molten condition. Thus both aqueous processes and subterranean (for instance, volcanic) processes due to the earth's internal heat are recognized as important in the development of the earth's crustal rocks. Periods dominated by deposition alternate with violent upheavals, with a continual modification of the surface through the pounding of waves, river and stream erosion, chemical and mechanical disintegration, and, at the ocean bottom, through the consolidation of deposited sediments by subterranean heat. All combines to suggest an eternal geological cycle, with no evidence of a beginning or an end' (Parkinson).Parkinson devoted five separate entries of this work; apart from the one above, they cover his theory of the igneous origin of granite, and that it is intruded into older overlying strata; that granite erratics were transported by glaciers; that valleys are for the most part created by rivers and streams, and that volcanoes are manifestations of internal magmas breaking through to the earth's surface.James Hutton (1726-1797) was a leading figure of the Scottish Enlightenment. 'Hutton left an unfinished manuscript containing six chapters totalling 267 pages, evidently intended for inclusion in an additional volume of the Theory. These chapters, published as volume III in 1899 [by Sir Archibald Geikie, president of the Geological Society], are of considerable interest, for they contain accounts of several of his later geological journeys' (DSB).Horblit 52a; Norman 1131; Parkinson p 224-5; PMM 247

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        The Provincial Statutes of Lower Canada,enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, By and With the Advice and Consent of theLegislative Council and Assembly of the Said Province, Constituted and Assembled by Virtueof and under the authority of an act of the Parliament of Great Britain. Volume theFirst. Bilingual title pages and text.

      Quebec. Printed under the Authority. by WilliamVondenvelden, Printer at the New Printing Office. Mountain-Street. 1795. - 4to. 26cm,[2],307p. text in English and French on opposite pages, rebound in quarter calf, giltruled raised bands, crimson morocco label, gilt titles, marbled boards, chip on title pageexpertly restored, fine. (cgc) Tremaine 943. Odd numbers on verso, even numbers onrecto. This is the first volume in the serial publication of the provincial statutes ofLower Canada. The laws of 1792-93 and 1794 had been published previously in folio. .After 1795 each session's laws were printed and issued separately at the end of eachsession. . it is expedient, that there should be further and more ample means of thePublic having information of the Laws. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Life of Baron Frederic Trenck; Containing His Adventures; His Cruel and Excessive Sufferings, During Ten Years Imprisonment, at the Fortress of Magdeburg, By Command of the Late King of Prussia, Also, Anecdotes, Historical, Political, and Personal

      G. G. And J. Robinson, London 1795 - Frontispiece, Viii, 390; (Ii), 356; (Ii), 386. Volume Iii Begins With Anecdotes Of The Life Of Alexander Schell, Pp 1-65, Then A New Half Title "The Life Of Baron Frederic Trenck" In The Rest Of The Volume, In Which He Refers To Continuing His Autobiography To The Year 1792, "The Present Year". This Is Apparently The Fourth And Best Edition. Original Quarter Calf Over Marbled Paper Boards, Complete With All Half-Titles And The Introductory Leaf In Volume I Which Explains The Frontispiece. Bindings Worn, Mostly On Spine, With Upper And Lower Edges Worn Away; Paper Covered Boards Once Had Calf Tips Which Are Now Lacking. Boards Worn On Edges But Most Of Paper Is Still Present. No Names Or Marks Or Bookplates. This Edition With The New Material Is Quite Scarce, Worldcat Reporting That They Had Not Located A Copy. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Robin Hood: A Collection of all the Ancient Poems, Songs, and Ballads, now extant, Relative to that Celebrated English Outlaw [2 volumes]

      Published by T. Egerton, London 1795 - , volume 1 with [ii], cxx pages of the Life of Robin Hood and Notes and Illustrations, 167 pages, volume 2 with iv, 220 pages, [iv] of corrections, both volumes illustrated with various black and white engravings and vignettes, bound by C.Kalthoeber First Edition , internally pages and illustrations nice and clean, text slightly faded in some areas but still legible, both volumes missing title labels, previous owners bookplate on front pastedown, a nice set in very good condition , full tree calf, gilt rules front and rear, gilt decoration on spine, titles on spine , octavo, 19 x 12 cms Hardback ISBN: [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        STORIA DELLA LETTERATURA ITALIANA

      Venezia 1795 -

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        A TREATISE ON THE BLOOD, INFLAMMATION, AND GUN-SHOT WOUNDS by the late John Hunter. To which is prefixed, A Short Account of the Author's Life, by his Brother-in-Law, Everard Home.

      FIRST EDITION, 4to. 11 x 8.5 inches, lxvii [1], 575 [1]pp. Finely bound in 20th. century half red morocco, over marbled boards in period style. The spine in compartments with raised bands ruled and lettered in gilt, extremities very slightly rubbed. The frontis portrait is a little foxed and there is some slight scattered foxing here and there mostly marginal with the occasional paper impurity and some slight chips from the fore edge of a few leaves due to the deckle edges. Page 569/70 has a closed horizontal tear and a corner of the margin torn away and a new corner skilfully let in, and two very small marginal holes all repaired, otherwise this is a fine clean untrimmed copy of this rare work.Hunter's work is well known, The Grolier Club's One Hundred Books Famous in Medicine, [no. 52] says of this work ' Hunters Treatise is a work of great magnitude, easily the largest work by a British surgeon to date. his studies on inflammation in particular are fundamental for pathology. The book was the last work printed at his private press which he established at his house in 1786, this first edition consisted of 992 copies.' Complete copies in good condition are very rare.

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        Reis naar de Noord-West kust van Amerika. Gedaan in de jaren 1785, 1786, 1787 en 1788.

      Amsterdam: Matthijs Schalekamp, 1795 First Dutch edition. 4to (20,9 x 15,6 cm). xii, (4), 265, (1) pp. Contemporary half calf with marbled boards, Gilt-lettered spine. Illustrated with a folding map and 9 (of which 8 folding) plates. Binding professionally restored. New endpapers. Many pages unfortunately with waterstains. Map and most plates in fine condition. Ample margins. Overall a very good copy of the rare first Dutch edition of this important account of a trade mission to the North-West coast of America. For a full description and more images please visit www.zaalbooks.nl .

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        Séances des Écoles Normales recueillies par des sténographes et revues par les professeurs [Leçons et Débats]

      7 volumes in-8, 28 [+ 2] A Paris, chez L. Reynier [et de l'Imprimerie du cercle social], an IV [1795], , 7 volumes in-8, 28 [+ 2] planches gravées en taille-douce, 6 volumes reliés veau havane de l'époque, dos à nerfs et fleuronnés, pièces de titre et de tomaison fauve ; et 1 volume broché sous couverture d'attente bleue, TRÈS RARE COLLECTION COMPLÈTE, EN ÉDITION ORIGINALE, DES COURS DONNÉS DANS LES ÉPHÉMÈRES ÉCOLES NORMALES ; bien complète du 7e volume de Débats, et des 28 planches gravées sur cuivre, dont 2 (planches 1 et 2 de l'histoire naturelle) sont répétées et reliées à la fin du volume 6. L'ensemble comprend donc : 24 planches de Géométrie descriptive, 2 planches de mathématiques et 2 planches d'histoire naturelle. Créées le 9 brumaire an III par décret de la Convention Nationale afin de former les instituteurs de langue française, les Écoles normales ont eu une durée de vie très courte ; 4 mois, du 1er pluviôse au 30 floréal de l'an III (20 janvier - 19 mai 1795). MONGE Y EXPOSA SA GÉOMÉTRIE DESCRIPTIVE ET LAPLACE SON HYPOTHÈSE COSMOGONIQUE. Les leçons qui étaient professées, par les savants les plus illustres, devaient être toutes improvisées, recueillies par la sténographie et publiées dans le journal de l'école créé à cet effet, de même que les débats ayant lieu une fois par décade, à l'occasion desquels les élèves discutaient avec les professeurs. Plus de 180 cours furent ainsi donnés, par 14 professeurs nommés par décrets : Lagrange et Laplace pour les mathématiques, Monge pour la géométrie descriptive, Haüy pour la physique, Daubenton pour l'histoire naturelle, Berthollet pour la chimie, Buache et Mentelle pour la géographie, Volney pour l'histoire, Bernardin de Saint-Pierre à la morale, Sicard à la grammaire, Garat à l'analyse de l'entendement, La Harpe pour la littérature et Vandermonde pour l'économie politique (Thouin, nommé pour l'agriculture, ne put jamais donner de cours). Ex-libris manuscrit de l'époque aux titres des 6 premiers tomes. Très bon exemplaire en reliure uniforme, sauf pour le tome 7, non rogné, sous couverture d'attente de l'époque (usagée). Petits accrocs au plat supérieur du tome 6 et à la coiffe inférieure du tome 5. Une lacune de 2 cm environ à un feuillet du tome II, avec perte de texte. Quelques annotations anciennes. Rares rousseurs. Ferdinand Buisson, Nouveau Dictionnaire de Pédagogie et d'Instruction primaire.

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        Discursos de la Nobleza de España. Corregidos y añadidos por el mismo Autor.

      Madrid, en la imprenta de don Antonio Espinosa, 1795. - in-4. XLVII. 280pp. Plein veau, dos lisse orné (reliure de l'époque). Traité classique sur la noblesse espagnole publié initialement en 1622 et plusieurs fois réimprimé jusqu'en 1987. Composé de 24 discours, il contient un grand nombre de chapitres sur l'histoire et les règles de la science héraldique espagnole. Le dernier discours est notamment consacré aux armes de Mérida, ville d'origine de Bernabé Moreno de Vargas (1576-1648). Il est aussi question des armes des Incas du Pérou. Palau, 182385. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        View of London from Lambeth

      Pub. By J & J Boydell, Shakspeare Gallery, Pall-Mall, and N. 90, Cheapside,, London, 1795 - Boydell's Thames Hand-coloured copper engraving with aquatint. A view from St Mary Lambeth's tower looking across the Thames to Westminster Abbey, and up the river to the City of London. Westminster Bridge is in the centre, and Lambeth Palace, seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, to the right.From the second volume of Farington's 'History of the River Thames', (London: J. & J. Boydell, 1794). The work, issued with plates either printed in sepia or coloured, contained two double-page spreads of London, this view from the west and a companion view from the Royal Observatory in the east. Joseph Farington wrote in his diary, on 17 August 1794: "Went to the top of Lambeth steeple to look at the view of London" (Farington). On 18 August he writes: "Went this morning to Lambeth & from the top of the Steeple began the view of London." Smirke dined with Farington on 3 September. J.C. Stadler, who would engrave the plates, joined them. The three men examined the drawings for the second volume of the book together, and voiced their approval of John Boydell's idea of providing two general views of London. Image: 305 by 520mm. (12 by 20.5 inches). Sheet: 470 by 685mm (18.5 by 27 inches). Adams 75/59; Joseph Farington, Diaries Vol 1: 1793 - 1802 (Hutchinson & Co: London, 1922).

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        \"Vue de la Ville et des Environs de Memmingen. Von der Schanze anzusehen\". Gesamtansicht.

       Altkol. Umrißradierung bei Jean Pierre Fehr, St. Gallen, um 1795, 21 x 34,5 cm. Schefold 46605. - Im Unteren Rand mit Titel und Wappen. Bei dem Verleger Fehr in St. Gallen erschienen drei Ansichten von Memmingen, die durchwegs extrem selten sind. - Zartes, feines Altkolorit. Der breite Rand gering angestaubt, sonst wohl erhalten. Versand D: 6,00 EUR BAYERN, Schwaben

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        DELLE MEMORIE VENETE ANTICHE PROFANE ED ECLESIASTICHE

      1795. Venezia Domenico Fracasso 1795 8 volumi in 8° Pagine 395 + 383 + 383 + 392 + 396 + 394 + 367 + 174 + CIXVII Legatura coeva in mezza pergamena. Piatti in carta marmorizzata con alcune mancanze. Titolo manoscritto al dorso. Alcune pagine brunite dovute all'acidità dell'inchiostro. Lievi fioriture. Una macchietta d'umido all'angolo interno del primo volume (vedi foto) In barbe. Nel complesso ottima copia. Opera non comune da trovarsi unita alla risposta dell'autore alla correzione dell'opera fatta dall'abate Tentori che si trova nell'ottavo volume. Gallicciolli, Giovanni Battista (1733-1806). Sacerdote; ha fatto studi di teologia, filosofia, lingua e letteratura latina e greca orientalista. Noto e apprezzato specialista in lingua e filologia ebraica. Nato e morto a Venezia. Cfr: Cicogna pagina 87-88

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        The Oeconomy of Human Life. Translated From an Indian Manuscript, Written By an Ancient Bramin, to Which is Prefixed an Account...

      1 vol., 7" x 4-5/8", illustrated with 49 engraved vignetts by Harding in text, first edition of this work with these illustrations. Bound in a fine full contemporary vellum, smooth spine, title gilt on blue wash background spine label, spine panels gilt, covers with Greek key roll boarder on a blue wash background, additional floral gilt inner boarder, gilt dentelles, red water silk endpapers and pastedowns, all edges gilt, by Edwards of Halifax. James Edwards patented his method of rendering vellum translucent in 1785 (though it was certainly in use several years prior to this). This involved soaking the vellum in pearl ash solution and pressing it heavily. The decoration could then be painted on the underside of the vellum, with the result that it was completely protected from dirt and scratches. The vellum was then lined with paper and the book covered in the normal way, usually with a "French-groove" and laced-in vellum slips. Most examples have a gilt border of a "Greek-key" or one of several variations of metope and pentaglyph roll tooled over a wash background.

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        Nuova Raccolta di 100 Vedutine Antiche della Città di Roma e sue Vicinanze; Nuova Raccolta di 100 Vedutine Moderne della Città di Roma Incise a Bullino

      Presso il sud.o Incisore No date. c. 1795, Roma - 2 volumes bound in 1. 4to. Engraved vignette on both title pages. Bound in lovely dark blue leather. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Foxing in margins of plates. Repaired tear in title page and smaller tear at bottom of title. 85 engraved plates (two images per plate) featuring the architecture of both classical and Renaissance Rome. Antiquities pictured, including interiors. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Antiquities of England and Wales Displayed 46 Maps

      Alex Hogg, London 1795 - Includes 116 leaves (two loose/damaged) of half- or one-sixth-page illustrative plates (approx. 260 images in total), 21 full-page illustrative plates, and 46 full-page county maps by Kitchin & Conder. Some tears along inside of pages but mostly clear and well-preserved throughout, with some waviness and minor edge/corner wear. Covers are not original, with some repair and reinforcement and new paste-downs to give a firm and secure binding. Boards are significantly worn, missing much of their paper covers and bearing creasing, knocks, bumps, and browning, but remain functional and visually unusual. Why do most sellers not describe their actual item on Amazon? Buy with confidence, support a genuine Independent Bricks & Mortar Real Bookshop and help to preserve our High Streets as interesting places to shop. We are Maynard & Bradley CAMBO & PBFA (now lapsed) members here in Leicester City Centre. UK. +44 116 253 2712 Size: 270 x 490 mm. 1000 pages. Item Type: Book. . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Geography & Maps; Britain/UK; 18th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 04447. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Koran, commonly called the Alcoran of Mohammed, Translated from the original Arabic with explanatory notes...

      Bath: Printed by S. Hazard; for J. Johnson, Vernor and Hood, Ogilvy and Speare, J. Sewell..., London, 1795. Hard Cover. Two volumes: xii, [2], 248, 266; [vii], 519, [521-532] p. (signatures: (1) a7, b-q8, r4, B-R8, S5; (2) a4, A-Kk8, Ll2), 5 plates (4 folding: map, plan, genealogical tables), engraved; 21.5 cm. Title continues: "taken from the most approved commentators. To which is prefixed, a preliminary discourse. By George Sale. A new edition." Bound in early 19th-century American leather boards with name J. F. Mitchell [of Vermont] on front covers; rebacked; very good. Stock#OB778,

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        A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut, In Six Books.

      1795. The First American Legal Text [C] Swift, Zephaniah [1759-1823]. A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut. In Six Books. Windham: Printed by John Byrne for the Author, 1795-1796. Two volumes. 798, 8, [1]; 855, [1] pp. Folding copperplate table of descents. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5"). Contemporary tree sheep, gilt bands, red and black lettering pieces to spines, black lettering piece (indicating volume number) lacking from Volume II. Moderate rubbing to extremities, a few minor nicks to boards, chipping to head of Volume II, joints starting, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in a few places, faint dampstaining to a few leaves. Owner signatures of William Law and "J. Law" to front endleaves, some leaves have extensive annotatons in William Law's Hand, several leaves, including the rear endleaves of Volume I, have markings in pencil or ink. * First edition. Swift's System was the first original American legal treatise. It was highly regarded throughout the United States. Published on a subscription basis, its subscribers included George Washington, John Adams, Aaron Burr, James Kent, James Madison and other notables. Structured in the manner of Blackstone's Commentaries, it presented an overview of the common law of Connecticut, and the common law generally, based on local court decisions and legislation. "More than a hundred years later it was still cited by Connecticut courts" (Woxland and Ogden). This book probably belonged to William Law, Jr., a lawyer and merchant active in Connecticut and New York City. He spent several years, 1798-1800, as a lawyer and land agent in the Western Reserve. Woxland and Ogden, Landmarks in American Legal Publishing 22. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5628.

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        A Compendious Geographical and Historical Grammar.[First Edition] [with] A Compendious Geographical Dictionary containing a concise description of the most remarkable places.and An Introduction exhibiting a view of the Newtonian System of the Planets, &c. The Second Edition. [with] A Dictionary of the English language.The Fifth Edition.

      London: W Peacock. 1795 & 1797 - FIRST EDITION of the first volume, early editions of the other two. Together 3 vols. Sm. 8vo. (13 x 8.5 cm). Uniformly bound in contemporary red straight-grain morocco, gilt fillet, spines with gilt ruled bands, title in gilt, inner dentelles gilt with marbled end-papers, all edges gilt. Housed in matching contemporary red straight-grain morocco box, sides and spine with blind-stamped decoration, gilt rules, decorative devices and lettering to spine, edges covered in marbled paper. In total 19 folding maps with original outline hand colour and one b&w chart, comprising 13 maps in the Geographical Grammar, one folding chart and 6 maps in the Geographical Dictionary. Minor scratch to boards of the Geographical grammar, spine of box with minor scuff and black mark to lower spine, generally an excellent set. Old ownership inscriptions of Robert Campbell and Miss Jane E. Mitchell to title page of each volume, and a presentation gift inscription from Robert Campbell to Miss Mitchell on inside of box lid. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Insects of Great Britain *Volume 1 , 1795 (the only one published)*

      London: J. Johnson 1795 - First Edition. Very Good copy, although missing two of the 46 coloured plates (numbers 3 and 16). Minimal foxing and mostly confined to the endpaper. Overall a very good copy in a later green buckram binding. An attractive copy, especially internally. Heavy book so overseas postage £17 min including insurance. 'We are established reputable First Edition sellers and understand collectors needs in terms of accurate grading and proper packaging' [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyages a la Nouvelle Galles du Sud, A Botany Bay, Au Port Jackson, En 1787, 1788, 1789.

      Pougens,, Paris: 1795 - John White was the British surgeon on board one of the First Fleet vessels transporting convicts in Australia. The first edition of his book "Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales." was published in London in 1790 in a beautifully illustrated quarto volume. This is the first translation into French, by Charles Pougens, much enlarged by Pougens with translator's notes and extensive (over 250pp) commentary, mostly on natural history. White's account was highly successful, with translations into German, Swedish and French. White was an avid amateur naturalist; while tending to the seriously ill convicts arriving in the Second Fleet in 1790, he also managed to keep journals describing and illustrating the natural history of the colony, and to send back specimens and drawings to England. Contents include a description of the voyage itself, arrival in Botany Bay, Port Jackson, a 2 1/2 page description of the kangaroo (pp 166 - 169), and descriptions of the native peoples ("les indiens"). 8vo, 2 volumes bound in one. Half title, (xii) 206pp (&) ii, 256pp, 4pp index. Scattered foxing and a triangular waterstain along the lower hinge of pages along the binding. In the original Swiss lending library binding, with "Societe de Lecture" in gilt at the foot of the spine. The Reading Society was founded in 1818, in the tradition of the literary circles of the Enlightenment, by the leading intellects of Geneva.Original half brown calf & gilt title label calf and marbled boards, spine darkened, good overall. Ferguson 231 calls for 2 plates; this copy has no plates - it may well have been issued without plates. Library stamp on title page of the Societe de Lecture, Geneve. Hill 324. OCLC: 898869247/249 cite only internet resources for the book. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

      [Bordeaux]: Printed for the Author No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title page state "Se trouve chez les principaux Libraires de la Republique." The included sections are as follows: Moeurs, Loix et Costumes Des... Sauvages Du Canada (title page, eight pages, plus six plates); Hottentots, Namaquas, et Caffres, Sauvages de la Terre Denatal (title page, eight pages plus four plates); Caffres de la Terre de Natal (three pages plus two plates); Sauvages de la Nouvelle Zelande (title page, nine pages plus four plates); Sauvages de la Baye D'Hudson (six pages plus two plates); Habitans de la Cote des Esclaves (title page, fourteen pages plush six plates); Mexique (eighteen pages plus five plates); L'Isle de Patma ou Pathmos (four pages plus two plates); Habitans de L'Isle de Lemnos ou Stalimene (four pages plus one plate); L'Isle de Thera ou Santorin (five pages plus two plates); Habitans de L'Isle de Candie (seven pages plus two plates); Habitans de Siphanto (two pages plus two plates); Hbitans de L'Isle de Tinne ou Tenos (three pages plus two plates); Patagons (seven pages, plus three plates); Habitans de la Terre de Feu (six pages plus three plates); Habitans de L'Isle D'Oonolaska (five pages plus two plates); Habitans des Isles des Amis (six pages plus two plates); Habitans de la Laponie (six pages plus two plates); Habitans des Isles Sandwick (fifteen pages plus six plates); Amazones Anciennes et Modernes (eight pages plus three plates); Habitans de la Guyane (eight pages plus three plates); Kamtschatka et de Kamtschadale (ten plates plus six plates); D'Otahiti ou Taiti (eighteen pages plus six plates); Samoyedes (eight pages plus two plates); Ostiacks (eight pages, plus two plates); L'Isle de Paques (five pages plus two plates); Tunguses (ten pages plus two plates); Karardiniens, ou Circassiens (six pages plus two plates); Stcheremisses (four pages plus two plates); Catalans (four pages with two plates); Du Royaume de Leon (four pages plus two plates); Arragonois (four pages plus two plates); Habitans de Congo (sixteen pages plus six plates); Tartares de Cazan (six pages plus two plates); Tartares de Tobolske (two pages plus two plates); & Habitans de L'Ingrie (six pages plus two plates). Near contemporary leather covers with raised bands and spine label. Marbled end leaves. Covers are heavily rubbed and somewhat worn. Spine label is chipped and mostly lacking. Top cover is loosening, though remains attached. Small older library sticker at upper spine corner of top cover. There is also an institutional book plate on the front paste down, and an inked number on the blank verso of the first section title page. NO other institutional markings. Smudges, some spotting, and a few minor moisture stains. Moisture stains are seen along the fore edge of the last 15 leaves entering only the margins and not affecting plates or text. Lovely plates with vibrant color. . First Edition. Full Leather. Good/No Dust Jacket. sm 4to.

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        Representing some of the most Striking Passages in the History of our Lord Jesus.

      Published by G. Thompson Decr 19th 1795 - single sheet engraved broadside printed on recto only, approx. 48 x 38 cm, a series of 14 woodcuts, 2 large one at the centre top and bottom, the rest arrangedi n 2 columns to the side, each with a caption, the large blank space in the middle filled in in MS with 3 4-line stanzas of pious verse, and a 4-line maxim in larger letters underneath, signed Henry Crawter Dcer. 22nd, 1802, slight fraying to edges, good . An apparently unrecorded broadside. It was perhaps intended to be used in the manner it is here, with empty space for a school exercise. The MS text is in a fairly accomplished copper-plate hand, and comprises the first 3 stanzas of Isaac Watts's 'Why should I say 'tis yet too soon'. It would appear to have been written down from memory, rather than copied, given the nature of the mistakes. The mistakes are picked up on by the teacher and corrected in pencil, 3 of them noted as 'shocking mistakes': hell for he'll probably is!

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        Reise nach Paraguay in den Jahren 1818 bis 1826. Aus des Verfassers handschriftlichem Nachlasse herausgegeben von A. REngger.

      Lithogr. Frontospiz, XXXVI, 495 (1) S., 3 lithogr. Tafeln, davon 1 gefaltet, 1 gefalt. Karte. 8, Pappbd. der Zeit mit RSchild. Henze IV, 578 f. - Sabin 69616. - Wichtige Beschreibung des selten besuchten Binnenlandes durch den Aarauer Arzt und Naturwissenschaftler (1795-1832). Die ersten neun Kapitel sind in französischer, die übrigen 11, wie auch die biographische Einleitung des Herausgebers, sind in deutscher Sprache abgefasst. - Einband etwas bestoßen und fleckig, unbeschnitten, Stempel Titel verso. Durchgehend etwas braunfleckig, Faltkarte mit einigen Randläsuren..

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        A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut, In Six Books.

      1795. The First American Legal Text [C] Swift, Zephaniah [1759-1823]. A System of the Laws of the State of Connecticut. In Six Books. Windham: Printed by John Byrne for the Author, 1795-1796. Two volumes. 798, 8, [1]; 855, [1] pp. Folding copperplate table of descents. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5"). Contemporary tree sheep, gilt bands, red and black lettering pieces to spines, black lettering piece (indicating volume number) lacking from Volume II. Moderate rubbing to extremities, a few minor nicks to boards, chipping to head of Volume II, joints starting, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in a few places, faint dampstaining to a few leaves. Owner signatures of William Law and "J. Law" to front endleaves, some leaves have extensive annotatons in William Law's Hand, several leaves, including the rear endleaves of Volume I, have markings in pencil or ink. $1,250. * First edition. Swift's System was the first original American legal treatise. It was highly regarded throughout the United States. Published on a subscription basis, its subscribers included George Washington, John Adams, Aaron Burr, James Kent, James Madison and other notables. Structured in the manner of Blackstone's Commentaries, it presented an overview of the common law of Connecticut, and the common law generally, based on local court decisions and legislation. "More than a hundred years later it was still cited by Connecticut courts" (Woxland and Ogden). This book probably belonged to William Law, Jr., a lawyer and merchant active in Connecticut and New York City. He spent several years, 1798-1800, as a lawyer and land agent in the Western Reserve. Woxland and Ogden, Landmarks in American Legal Publishing 22. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5628.

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        Befestigungsplan mit Karte der Umgebung ('Plan von Lille oder Ryssel.').

      - altkolorierter Kupferstich v. K.F. Müller n. Franz Ludwig Güssefeld b. J.B. Klein im Auerbachshof in Leipzig, um 1795, 28,5 x 30,5 Tooley's Dic. of Mapm. Rev. Ed. K - P, S. 39. - Zeigt die Umgebung von Lille mit der Stadt Lille im mZentrum. - Die Karte mit Titelkopfleiste. - Sehr seltener Leipziger Einblattdruck!

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        Vite dei pittori antichi greci e latini.

      dai torchj Palazzini Carli,, In Siena, 1795 - In-4° (cm. 23,5), legatura leggermente successiva in m. pelle con titolo e filetti in oro al dorso; pp. [8] XXIV 320 [2] con 1 tavola in antiporta f.t. incisa da Vascellini e 16 tavole di ritratti f.t. incise da Mochetti; sporadiche fioriture. Prima edizione e curiosa fonte di storia dell'arte che recupera Le vite di Carlo Roberto Dati e vi aggiunge note e apparato iconografico. L'opera è brutalmente schifata dal Cicognara 2385 perché «nulla aggiunse» e invece criticata dal Gamba 426 perché «ingombrata di note». Cfr. Brunet II, 530 che la cita senza giudizi dopo aver definito «pregiata» l'altra opera del frate minore Della Valle, titolata Lettere danesi sopra le belle arti; Lozzi 5113n. Buon esemplare.

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        The Life of Petrarch. Collected from "Memoires pour la Vie de Petrarch".

      The Second Edition. In two Volumes (complete set). Octavo. Volume I: Frontispiece engraving by Isaac Taylor ("The first Interview of Petrarch and Laura"), XXX, 544 pages, 11 pages Index Volume II: 556 pages, 11 pages Index. Hardcover / Original full calf-bindings in excellent modern solander box. Front board of Volume One cleanly detached. Volume II firm. Both volumes stronger rubbed. Interior in very good condition. Some fraying to titlepage. Heraldic bookplate "Utile Dulci". Old Bookshop sticker from J.E.Dickinson in Sheffield. Francesco Petrarca (July 20, 1304 July 19, 1374), commonly anglicized as Petrarch, was an Italian scholar and poet in Renaissance Italy, and one of the earliest humanists. Petrarch's rediscovery of Cicero's letters is often credited for initiating the 14th-century Renaissance. Petrarch is often called the "Father of Humanism". In the 16th century, Pietro Bembo created the model for the modern Italian language based on Petrarch's works, as well as those of Giovanni Boccaccio, and, to a lesser extent, Dante Alighieri. Petrarch would be later endorsed as a model for Italian style by the Accademia della Crusca. Petrarch's sonnets were admired and imitated throughout Europe during the Renaissance and became a model for lyrical poetry. He is also known for being the first to develop the concept of the "Dark Ages." This standing back from his time was possible because he straddled two worlds - the classical and his own modern day. (Wikipedia) ___________________________ Susannah Dobson née Dawson (died 1795) was an English translator, from the south of England. The daughter of John Dawson of the parish of St Dunstan, London, she married in 1759 a physician, Dr Matthew Dobson of Liverpool, who died at Bath, Somerset in 1784. They had three children. Frances Burney mentions that in 1780 Susannah Dobson was ambitious to get into Mrs Thrale's circle, but the latter was not keen: "Mrs Dobson persecutes me strangely as if with violent & undesired Friendship yet Mrs Lewis says She is jealous." A modern view of what Thrale wrote in Thraliana is that it implied Dobson was a lesbian. Burney wrote of her, "Though coarse, low-bred, forward, self-sufficient, and flaunting, she seems to have a strong masculine understanding." Dr Dobson had become Mrs Thrale's physician. Susannah Dobson died 30 September 1795, and was buried at St Paul's, Covent Garden. (Wikipedia)

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        Naturhistorische und ökonomische Briefe über das Donaumoor

      One folding engraved plate. 4 p.l., 211, [4] pp. 4to, cont. sheep (rather rubbed), spine gilt, contrasting leather lettering piece on spine. Mannheim: Schwan & Götz, 1795. First edition and very rare. This is Schrank's careful description of the natural history of the Donaumoor (or Donaumoos), a large marsh on the southern side of the Danube, between Ingolstadt and Neuburg. In some places it was covered with low brush wood, in others with moss, but mostly it was overgrown with sour-marsh plants. The Donaumoor was particularly rich in every kind of wildlife. Schrank describes the useful resources of the marsh: peat, certain kinds of plants which could be used to make dyes, timber, etc. Starting in 1790, the Donaumoor was drained by order of Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria (with catastrophic ecological damage which continues to the present day). Very good copy from the Wittelsbach library of the dukes and kings of Bavaria. Scarce with no copy in the U.S. ❧ Stafleu & Cowan 11113.

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        Über einwärts gedrehte Füße und deren Behandlung (pp.5-120, 2 gefalt. Tafeln mit 10 Fig.).

      - Theo. Widspr. Nat. Arznei-Wissensch., 3/12. - Gotha, bei Justus Perthes, 1795, kl.8°, 160 pp., 2 gefalt. Kupfertafel; Intelligenzblatt No. VIII, pp.41-56, feiner Pappband im Stil d.Zt.; fleckig. Selten - Erstdruck der ersten Publikation "Über einwärts gedrehte Füße und deren Behandlung" (1795) über den von VENEL gebrauchten Apparat verdanken wir BRÜCKNER, der eine ganze Reihe von Klumpfüßen nach dieser Methode behandelte. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Principiorum calculi differentialis et integralis expositio elementaris.

      Tübingen Cotta 1795 - (25,5 x 21 cm). (6) XXVIII, 339 S. Mit 9 Kupfern auf 5 (4 doppelblattgroßen) Tafeln. Halblederband der Zeit. Erste lateinische Ausgabe der 1786 von der Berliner Akademie (unter Leitung von Lagrange) preisgekrönten Schrift "Exposition élémentaire des principes des calculs supérieures". - L'Huilier wendet hier für die Ableitung von Potenzreihen die Differenzialrechnung an. "In this work, which L'Huillier sent to Berlin with the motto 'Infinity is the abyss in which our thoughts vanish,' he presented a pertinent critique of Fontenelle's conceptions and even of Euler's, and provided new insights into the notion of limit, its interpretation, and its use" (DSB). - Titel verso gestempelt. Vorsätze und Titel leicht leimschattig. Ein Blatt mit kleinem Eckabriss (ohne Textverlust). Rücken sauber restauriert. Insgesamt sauberes und gut erhaltenes Exemplar. - DSB 8, 306; Poggendorff I, 1447; Cantor IV, 449. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        sefer netivot hashalom. . . me'et Moshe meDessau [Moses Mendelssohn]

      Anton Schmid, Vienna, Wien 1795 - This is the second edition. The first was published in 1783. Yiddish inscripiton by former owner: This book belongs to Yidle Avraham Lowey. Mendelssohn compiled for his children a literal German translation of the Pentateuch; and to this Solomon Dubno, a grammarian and Hebraist, undertook to write a bi'ur or commentary. As soon as a portion of this translation was published, it was criticized by rabbis of the old school, including Raphael ha-Kohen of Hamburg, Ezekiel Landau of Prague, Hirsch Janow of Posen, and Phineas Levi Horwitz of Frankfort-on-the-Main. Fearing that the charm of the German language would lead young Jews to study the translation rather than the Torah itself, and believing that they would thus be led away from orthodox Judaism, the rabbis united forces, and in June, 1779, issued a ban against "the German Pentateuch of Moses of Dessau." This act led Solomon Dubno to give up his work after having finished Genesis; but, in order that the undertaking might be completed, Mendelssohn himself undertook the commentary. Finding, however, that the work was beyond his strength, he committed to Naphtali Herz Wesel (Hartwig Wessely) the biur to Leviticus, to Aaron Jaroslav that to Numbers, and to Hertz Homberg that to twenty-two of the middle chapters of Deuteronomy. The work was completed in March, 1783, under the title Netibot ha-Shalom (The Paths of Peace). It is preceded by an introduction in Hebrew, written by Mendelssohn, in which he discusses the history of the work and the rules of idiom and syntax followed in his translation. Mendelssohn wrote, also, a German translation of the Psalms, with a Hebrew introduction ("mebo") on Biblical poetry, for which Joel Löwe (Joel Bril), conjointly with Aaron Wolfsohn (Aaron of Halle, a translator of the Song of Solomon), wrote the biur. The biur to Kaplan Rabe's translation of Ecclesiastes was written by Mendelssohn. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        PLAN OF ASSOCIATION OF THE NORTH AMERICAN LAND COMPANY

      Philadelphia: Printed by R. Aitken and Son, 1795. 25pp. Contemporary marbled wrappers. Spine lightly chipped. Creasing and minor loss to titlepage, minutely affecting one letter of text. Light, even toning. Very good. A variant issue (there are three), this one without the folded notary leaf found in one issue. The North American Land Company was the great real estate operation floated by Revolutionary financier Robert Morris. One of the greatest land speculations of the period, it purchased six million acres of land in Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Taxes on the real estate accrued faster than the land could be sold, and the company and Morris ultimately went into bankruptcy. The last copy of this pamphlet at auction, the Park copy in 2000, realized $3600. HOWES P412. ESTC W28890. DE RENNE I, p.270. VAIL 1035. EVANS 29220. EBERSTADT 168:378. ROSENBACH 36:480. SABIN 55548.

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        Nuova Raccolta di 100 Vedutine Antiche della Città di Roma e sue Vicinanze; Nuova Raccolta di 100 Vedutine Moderne della Città di Roma Incise a Bullino

      Roma: Presso il sud.o Incisore, No date. c. 1795. Leather bound. Very good. 2 volumes bound in 1. 4to. Engraved vignette on both title pages. Bound in lovely dark blue leather. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. Foxing in margins of plates. Repaired tear in title page and smaller tear at bottom of title. 85 engraved plates (two images per plate) featuring the architecture of both classical and Renaissance Rome. Antiquities pictured, including interiors.

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        Notice sur les ruines les plus remarquables de Naples et de ses environs / rédigée par le Comte Edmond de Bourke. Paris, L.-T. Cellot 1823. 8°. XVIII, 256 S., mit gest. Titelporträt 21 (1 mehrf. gef) lithogr. Tafeln u. 1 (mehrf. gef.) lithogr. Karte, Goldschnitt, gesprenkelter brauner Kalblederband mit Rsch., reicher Rvg., Deckelvg., Steh- und Innenkantenvg.

      - Sehr selten (nur wenige Exemplare über KVK u. WorldCat nachweisbar).-Erste Ausgabe.- Reisenotizen zu den Antiken von Neapel und Umgebung verfasst in den Jahren 1795-1820 von Edmond de Bourke (1761-1821), nach dessen Tod herausgegeben von seiner Witwe.- Etw. braunfleckig, sonst schönes, dekorativ gebundenes Exemplar.# Very rare (only a few copies can be found on KVK and WorldCat) .- First edition.- Travel notes on the antiquities of Naples and the surrounding area written in the years 1795-1820 by Edmond de Bourke (1761-1821), after his death edited by his Widow. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Constitution de la RÃ?©publique FranÃ?§aise ProposÃ?©e Au Peuple FranÃ?§ais par la Convention Nationale

      Paris, L'An 3 de la Republique FranÃ?§aise une & indivisible. Hard Cover. 8vo; 56 p. (a-c8, d4). Dated (p. 56): 5 Fructidor, lââ?‰?¢an troisiÃ?¨me [i. e. 22 Aug. 1795]. Signed (p. 56) by Chenier, prÃ?©sident; Dersey, Solignac, Bernier, Laurenceat, Dentzel, Quirot, secretaires. The French Convention Nationale, 1792-1795, had governed without a constitution. That of 1791 had been replaced by a more radical one of 1793, which was never activated. ââ??The post-Robespierrist Convention, continuing the reaction against popular revolutionismââ?¬Â¦ elements of direct democracy that had characterized the earlier constitution were abandoned, but the new one preserved the basic changes brought by the Revolution" (see R.R. Palmer, Age of Democratic Revolution 2: 214). This edition seems to be unrecorded. It is signed by the members of the committee that drafted it, chaired by playwright Marie-Joseph Chenier (1764-1811). The edition seems to be an attempt to persuade people to accept its terms. This Constitution was rejected by even more reactionary elements and led to establishment of the Directorate in October 1795. Not in NUC; not in Martin & Walter (cf. 4: 2: 4140). Very Good in contemporary boards, leather spine. Stock#NS0005.

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        Works

      1795 - HALL-STEVENSON, John. The Works. London: J. Debrett and T. Beckett, 1795. Three volumes. Octavo, late 19th-century three-quarter tan calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spines, red and blue morocco spine labels, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut. $1500.First collected edition, handsomely bound.A close friend of Sterne, Hall-Stevenson specialized in racy tales modeled on La Fontaine’s Contes, the most well-known being his Crazy Tales, all set at Crazy Castle, which in turn was based on his own residence, Skelton Castle. A lovely set in fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        uvres complètes.

      1795Paris. Servière. 1795. 5 volumes in-8, plein veau raciné, dos lisses ornés, pièces de titre et tomaison en maroquin fauve, frise d'encadrement sur les plats, tranches dorées, dentelle intérieure dorée.(6) pp., 416pp. 462 pp. 506 pp. 446 pp. 487 pp. Nouvelle édition collective des oeuvres complètes dHelvétius (1715-1771), illustrée d'un portrait d'Helvétius par Van Loo gravé par Saint-Aubin. Notice liminaire par Lefébure de La Roche.Brunet, III, 92 ; Tchémerzine VI, 201 ; Cioranescu, 33639.Bel exemplaire, en bonne condition.

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        John Locke's Versuch über den menschlichen Verstand - Band 1 und 3 apart

      (von 3 Bänden). Band 3 mit Register - EA., marmorierter Pp. der Zeit m. montiertem Rückenschild, Farbschnitt, XLVIII/536 S./VIII/488 S. Leipzig, bey Johann Ambrosius Barth, 1795/1797. Exlibris des letzten Nachfahren von George Bähr, dem Erbauer der Frauenkirche Dresden auf Innenseite Einband - Einträge auf Spiegel und Vorsatz (Band 1), stellenweise etwas braunrandig/-fleckig, sonst sehr gut erhalten.

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        Neapolis

      1795. Veduta panoramica della città dal mare tratta dal Sachsischer Postillon, opera stampata in dispense dal 1784 al 1804. Data la particolare struttura dell'opere queste vedute sono molto rare e quasi sempre mancanti alle collezioni ed ai repertori specializzati. Incisione in rame, leggere bruniture nel margine inferiore, per il resto in ottime condizioni. Dimensioni: 305x190. Sconosciuta al Grimaldi. Panoramic view of the city from the sea, from the Sachsischer Postillon, a work printed in instalments between 1784 and 1804. Due to the particular structure of the entire work, these views are quite rare and hard to be found in specialized collections and catalogues. Copperplate, light burnishing on lower margin, otherwise in good condition. ? ?

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        RENSEIGNEMENS SUR L'AMERIQUE. RASSEMBLES PAR THOMAS COOPER, CI-DEVANT DE MANCHESTER. TRADUITS DE L'ANGLOIS; AVEC UNE CARTE.

      A PARIS. CHEZ MARADAN, LIBRAIRE. AN III°. 1795.IN-8 BROCHE (13,5 X 21 X 3 CENTIMETRES ENVIRON) DE XX + 292 PAGES, COUVERTURE D'ORIGINE PAPIER GRIS BLEU. ILLUSTRE D'UNE GRANDE CARTE REPLIEE GRAVEE PAR P. F. TARDIEU : "CARTE DES ETATS MITOYENS DE L'AMERIQUE UNIE, DRESSEE D'APRES LES AUTORITES LES PLUS NOUVELLES ET LES PLUS CHOISIES, PAR THOMAS CONDER". PREMIERE EDITION FRANCAISE.BON EXEMPLAIRE, "DANS SON JUS", TEL QUE PARU AU XVIII°.

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        Voyages a la Nouvelle Galles du Sud, A Botany Bay, Au Port Jackson, En 1787, 1788, 1789

      Paris: Pougens, 1795. First French. Hardcover. Good +. John White was the British surgeon on board one of the First Fleet vessels transporting convicts in Australia. The first edition of his book "Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales..." was published in London in 1790 in a beautifully illustrated quarto volume. This is the first translation into French, by Charles Pougens, much enlarged by Pougens with translator's notes and extensive (over 250pp) commentary, mostly on natural history. White's account was highly successful, with translations into German, Swedish and French. White was an avid amateur naturalist; while tending to the seriously ill convicts arriving in the Second Fleet in 1790, he also managed to keep journals describing and illustrating the natural history of the colony, and to send back specimens and drawings to England. Contents include a description of the voyage itself, arrival in Botany Bay, Port Jackson, a 2 1/2 page description of the kangaroo (pp 166 - 169), and descriptions of the native peoples ("les indiens"). 8vo, 2 volumes bound in one. Half title, (xii) 206pp (&) ii, 256pp, 4pp index. Scattered foxing and a triangular waterstain along the lower hinge of pages along the binding. In the original Swiss lending library binding, with "Societe de Lecture" in gilt at the foot of the spine. The Reading Society was founded in 1818, in the tradition of the literary circles of the Enlightenment, by the leading intellects of Geneva. Original half brown calf & gilt title label calf and marbled boards, spine darkened, good overall. Ferguson 231 calls for 2 plates; this copy has no plates - it may well have been issued without plates. Library stamp on title page of the Societe de Lecture, Geneve. Hill 324. OCLC: 898869247/249 cite only internet resources for the book.

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        The Way to Wealth or Poor Richard Improved suivi de sa traduction en français sous le titre " La Science du Bonhomme Richard ou Moyen Facile de Payer ses Impôts" Lettres de Franklin. Dialogue entre la Goutte et Franklin. Vers sur le Même Sujet. Quelques mots sur l'Amérique: Avis à ceux qui voudroient aller s'établir dans cette contrée. Epitaphe de Franklin.

      Paris, Renouard, 1795, in-12 relié plein veau, dos lisse orné, pièce de titre au dos, tranches marbrées, 181-31 pages. Portrait frontispice de Franklin d'après Duplessis et gravé par Tardieu. En fin d'ouvrage, catalogue de 31 pages des livres imprimés par J. B. Bodoni qui se trouvent chez Ant. Aug. Renouard, rue Appoline, n° 25, à Paris. Dos et plats frottés. Défauts aux coins et aux arêtes. Rares rousseurs. Bon état intérieur.

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        TEGERNSEE., "Tegernsee". Blick auf das Schloß, im Vordergrund links vierspänniger Heuwagen, der von mehreren Landleuten beladen wird. Rechts der See mit dem Kirchturm von Egern in der Ferne.

      Altkolorierte Lithographie mit Tonplatte von Carl Friedrich Heinzmann (1795-1846) bei Zeller, München, 1818, 35 x 44 cm. Winkler 315,6 Lentner 10700: "sehr seltene Lithographie-Inkunabel". - Geglätteter Mittelbug, angerändert. Dekorativ gerahmt. BAYERN, Oberbayern

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